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Thieves take firefighters' Initial Attack truck

Photo shows a 2004 Ford F-550 4x4 diesel crewcab that was stolen at about 2:30 p.m. on Canada Day from a compound at Clearwater Fire Zone.   - Submitted
Photo shows a 2004 Ford F-550 4x4 diesel crewcab that was stolen at about 2:30 p.m. on Canada Day from a compound at Clearwater Fire Zone.
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Photo shows a 2004 Ford F-550 4x4 diesel crew cab that was stolen from the Clearwater Fire Zone compound on Canada Day. The truck has a GPS tracker installed but it was disabled almost immediately by the thieves, according to fire zone manager Jim Jones. A trailer and quad also were taken.

Below: A side view gives some indication of how much firefighting equipment would have been on the vehicle when it was stolen. A replacement vehicle from Lillooet was to arrive Thursday, but would not have the same complement of gear as the missing truck.

Stolen truck side

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